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Suspect wounded in Pico Rivera by sheriff's deputies

Pico Rivera shooting
Authorities were investigating Thursday a shooting in Pico Rivera involving L.A. County sheriff's deputies.

A man called police just before 10 p.m. Wednesday saying he was drunk and had a gun at the Knights Inn on Rosemead Boulevard, Deputy Peter Gomez said Thursday in a statement.

Deputies who responded noticed a man with a handgun in his waistband standing in front of the hotel.

As a number of patrol units arrived, the suspect, later identified as a Whittier resident, raised the handgun toward the deputies and opened fire, Gomez said.

Deputies returned fire, striking the man numerous times. He was reported to be in stable condition at a hospital.

No deputies were injured, and a handgun was recovered near the suspect, officials said.


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Photo: Scene of Pico Rivera deputy-involved shooting. Credit: KTLA-TV

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